Delhi Delights: What’s Happening In The Capital This Weekend

From decisive football screenings to magnificent music performance, find out the top events to head to this weekend in Delhi
India Gate lit up in the evening, New Delhi
India Gate lit up in the evening, New DelhiShutterstock

Delhi is currently experiencing extremely high temperatures, reaching the highest ever recorded in India. The intense heat may make it challenging to plan activities, but it shouldn't stop you from having an enjoyable weekend. Start planning your weekend activities now to ensure a stress-free experience. We offer a carefully curated guide to the best events in the city, including fine dining experiences and captivating musical performances. If you're still undecided about your weekend plans, take a look at our top recommendations below for inspiration.

Witness A Classical Group Dance

Dancer Geeta Chandran's disciples
Dancer Geeta Chandran's disciples

Geeta Chandran and her disciples will perform Bharatanatyam to honour the renowned Bharatanatyam Guru, choreographer, and composer Padmashri KN Dandayudhapani Pillai, and his younger brother Guru KN Dakshinamurthi Pillai. The tribute will feature compositions from Guru Dandayudhapani Pillai's book "Adal Isai Amudham," including Jatiswaram, Varnam, and Tillana, covering the entire Bharatanatyam Margam. Geeta Chandran, renowned as the foremost disciple of Guru KN Dakshinamurthi Pillai, credits him for teaching her the intricacies of performance craft, nattuvangam, and for encouraging her to teach at Natya Kalalayam and later establishing her own institution, Natya Vriksha, where he provided close guidance in its early years. The performing disciples include Madhura Bhrushundi, Sowmya Laxmi Narayanan, Anandita Narayanan, Yadavi Shakdher-Menon, and Shikha Gusain.

Dates: 1 June, 6:30 pm

Venue: Tamil Sangam Auditorium

Address: H57H+R5Q, Tamil Sangam Marg, Ranji Nagar, Sector 6, Rama Krishna Puram, New Delhi, Delhi 110022

Join A Book Launch And Discussion

Head out and join the launch event of the book "Going Places" by Stefano Pelle at India International Centre. The event will feature Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, former Minister of State, Government of India, former Under Secretary General at the United Nations, and an award-winning author of twenty-five books. Also present will be Anshuman Magazine, Chairman & CEO India, SE Asia, ME & Africa, CBRE, and Yashovardhan Azad, Chairman Deepstrat, former Central Information Commissioner, and Secretary Security Special Director. Attendees will enjoy an evening of literary delights, engaging conversations, and networking opportunities. Be among the first to delve into the captivating journey within the pages of "Going Places."

Dates: 1 June, 6 pm

Venue: Kamala Devi Hall

Address: 40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Catch A Live Music Performance

Suzonn, also known as Sujan Sinha, is an indie singer-songwriter and composer from Assam, India. His music, which spans genres like Indie-Folk/Pop and Folk Rock, is known for its heartfelt simplicity and meaningful lyrics, addressing universal themes of love, separation, and societal concerns. Suzonn's tunes resonate deeply with his audience, offering relatability and emotion. Catch him live with your friends during the auspicious upcoming weekend.

Dates: 2 June, 9 pm and 3 June, 1 am

Venue: Saket Social, Delhi

Address: Shop No 229 - 232 , FIRST FLOOR, DLF AVENUE MALL, SAKET, New Delhi, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, Delhi, 110017, India

You can book your spots on their booking website.

Enter A Football Screening

Footbal club Real Madrid in a live match
Footbal club Real Madrid in a live matchShutterstock

Football enthusiasts can join the electrifying screening of the UEFA Champions League final: Real Madrid vs. Borussia Dortmund at Flow Brew & Dine, DLF Avenue, Saket. This event, hosted in collaboration with Peña Madridista Delhi, the official Real Madrid supporters club of Delhi-NCR, promises an exciting experience for all. Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of the thrill and watch the game with fellow fans!

Dates: 1 June, 11 pm and 2 June, 2 am

Venue: Flow Brew & Dine, Delhi

Address: 312 B & C, 2nd Floor Commons, DLF Avenue, A4, South, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017, India

You can book your seats on their booking website.

Take A Refreshing Plunge In The Pool

People enjoying in a pool park on a hot summer day
People enjoying in a pool park on a hot summer dayShutterstock

Looking for a break from the heat and daily stress? Worlds of Wonder Water Park is the perfect place to unwind and cool down. The park is open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and offers a range of thrilling and family-friendly rides. With 23 attractions spread across 10 acres, there's something for everyone. The park is well-maintained and closely monitored by trained lifeguards, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors. Whether you prefer twisting and turning on slides or simply relaxing in the water, there's plenty of fun to be had.

Dates: 1 May - 31 May

Venue: Worlds of Wonder, Noida

Address: Entry from Gate No. 11 Adjacent, The Great India Place Mall, Ashok Marg, Sector 38, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301, India

For more information, check out their booking website.

Head Out For A Unique Dining Experience

A view inside the unique Birch by Romeo Lane
A view inside the unique Birch by Romeo Lane

Birch by Romeo Lane, created by Saurabh Luthra, is an innovative nomadic jungle concept restaurant and bar with locations in Delhi and Goa, launched in October 2023. The concept sets a new standard for immersive dining and nightlife, drawing inspiration from the wanderlust of nomads and the untamed beauty of jungles. The ambience, cuisine, and cocktails all reflect this adventurous spirit. The mission is to create unforgettable experiences through a blend of global cuisine, organic cocktails, and a vibrant atmosphere, positioning itself as a destination for those seeking adventure, flavour, and relaxation.

The diverse menu features dishes influenced by global culinary traditions, while the cocktail menu, crafted with organic ingredients, is infused with flavours inspired by the nomadic jungle. Birch by Romeo Lane caters to a wide range of age groups, attracting adventurous souls and food enthusiasts for unique dining experiences. The restaurant also offers terrace seating amidst lush greenery and a lively nightlife scene with live music and themed events.

The business model focuses on providing exceptional food, drinks, and hospitality with a strategy of experiential marketing, social media engagement, and community outreach. Following the success of the Delhi branch, there are plans to expand to other metropolitan cities, maintaining a commitment to quality and innovation. Anticipating a positive response from the Indian market, Birch by Romeo Lane aims to become a beloved destination for locals and tourists. It will focus on enhancing menu offerings, refining cocktails, and expanding through strategic partnerships and marketing initiatives, aiming to carve a niche in India’s culinary landscape. Standout dishes like the dahi kataifi kebab and mezze platter will transform ordinary ingredients into extraordinary delights.

Venue: Birch by Romeo Lane, Fifth Terrace Floor

Address: SH/TRC/05, Fifth Terrace Floor, Pacific Mall, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura, New Delhi, Delhi, 110034

Timings: 12 pm to 1 am

Cost for two: INR 2,000

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